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EDGAR ALLAN POE STORIES

by EDGAR ALLAN POE

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Published
1961
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This is a very nice copy, published in 1961, of Edgar Allan Poe Stories: Twenty-Seven Thrilling Tales by the Master of Suspense, with an Added Selection of His Best Poems. See photo of contents. As you can see, there is quite a bit of wear to the dust jacket, which is unclipped. The book itself is perfect. It does not… Read more
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EROTIC WORKS OF D.H. LAWRENCE

by D.H. LAWRENCE

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First
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9780517643044
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This is a first edition (1989) of Erotic Works of D.H. Lawrence, Illustrated in Color with the Erotic Paintings of D.H. Lawrence. It includes novels, novellas, short stories, essays and poetry -- see contents photos. D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) is known as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was prolific, but is most famous for… Read more
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BANJO PATERSON & HENRY LAWSON, COLLECTED WORKS (SET of TWO)

by BANJO PATERSON, HENRY LAWSON

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Published
1988
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780701820114
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This is a first edition set of the selected works of two of the most important writers in Australian literature: Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson. (I say 'collected' but I don't think either book is their complete works.) Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was a bush poet, and is known as Australia's greatest short story writer. His works… Read more
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ENGLISH ROMANTIC WRITERS 1798-1832

by David Perkins

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Published
1967
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Very Good+
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First
ISBN
9780155226609
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This is a first edition of English Romantic Writers, an anthology produced in 1967 by David Perkins, Professor of English and American Literature, Emeritus, at Harvard University. It is selected works of English Romantic writers, each with a biographical sketch and a critical analysis of his work. It covers the years 1798 to 1832; it begins… Read more
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UNDER MILK WOOD

by DYLAN THOMAS

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Published
1997
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Under Milk Wood, A Play for Voices, is a 1954 radio drama by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914-1953). It was first commissioned by the BBC, and then adapted for the stage. It has also been filmed twice. In it, a narrator invites the audience to listen to the dreams and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of the fictional small Welsh… Read more
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ROBERT BROWNING: SELECTED POEMS

by ROBERT BROWNING

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
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Robert Browning (1812-1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. This copy of his poems was published in 1969 by the Classics Club. It is beige tweed… Read more
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JOHN BROWN'S BODY

by STEPHEN VINCENT BENET

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Published
1970
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Fine
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First
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This is a first edition from the classics series published by International Collectors Library in 1970. John Brown's Body (1928) is an epic poem written by the American poet Stephen Vincent Benét (1898-1943). Its title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided Harpers Ferry in Virginia in the fall of 1859. He was captured and hanged later that year. Benét's… Read more
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WALT WHITMAN SELECTED POEMS

by WALT WHITMAN

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Published
1970
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Walt Whitman (1819-1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. He is among the most influential poets in the American canon, and is often called the father of free verse. This is a collection of his poems, first published by Walter J Black in 1942. This copy was printed by the Classics Club in 1970.It is beige tweed boards with… Read more
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THE BROWNINGS: LETTERS & POETRY

by Christopher Ricks

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Published
1970
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Fine
Edition
First in series
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This is a lovely book. First edition of this series. It is light brown leather, or leatherette (I can't tell). It has a gilt design on the cover and spine and a bound-in silk bookmark. It has clearly not been opened, or read. And at 2 lbs, it's surprisingly light. The original owner put a bookplate on the inside front cover and then… Read more
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EMERSON: ESSAYS POEMS & ADDRESSES

by RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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Published
1969
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. This is… Read more
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THE SCOTS' CALENDAR

by Cecil Palmer

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Published
1915
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Fine
Edition
First
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Cecil Palmer was known in London from 1900-1925 as the publisher, or co-publisher, of little pocket books of calendars with a saying or quote for every day of the year. He published an Oscar Wilde calendar, a Thomas Hardy calendar, a Charles Dickens calendar--his best-seller was his G.K. Chesterton calendar. This is his Scots' Calendar, published… Read more
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NEW YORKER: THE CARTOON ISSUE. COVER BY ROZ CHAST

by NEW YORKER

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Published
1999
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Fine
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NOVEMBER
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November 22, 1999 – The Cartoon Issue. 216 Pages, no label, small barcode Cover: Something for Everyone, by Roz Chast Andy Kaufman, Poisoning in Japan, Gore & Clinton, New York Yankees See Table of Contents Scan New Yorker Cartoons, Andy Kaufman, Poisoning in Japan, Gore & Clinton, New York Yankees Condition: Pristine. The magazine has not been read and the original insert cards are in it. It… Read more
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NEW YORKER: COVER LUNCH CROWD by JEAN-JACQUES SEMPE

by NEW YORKER

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Published
1987
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Fine
Edition
First
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May 18, 1987. 120 Pages, no label or barcode Cover: Lunch Hour Crowd Eating Alone, Jean-Jacques Sempe The Fed, Rome, John Kerry, Golf See Table of Contents Scan Condition: Pristine
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POETRY & PROSE OF WALT WHITMAN

by Walt Whitman

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Published
1982
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Very Good+
Edition
6th Printing
ISBN
9780940450028
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This is a never-read 6th printing of the 1982 release, by Library of America, of the Poetry & Prose of Walt Whitman. It is a plain, elegant book. Hunter green cloth covers, with brilliant gold lettering on the spine. 1380 pages, no shelf-wear, lovely paper, silk bookmark. There are no marks of any kind in it. There has been some water on… Read more
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THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST

by Robert Frost

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Published
1969
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780030725357
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This is a stated first edition of The Poetry of Robert Frost, All Eleven of His Books--Complete, published in 1969. This copy is in pristine condition. It is tan boards with a plain etched design on the front cover and brilliant black and silver printing on the spine. The dust jacket is a little bruised and battered, but… Read more
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

by Alexander Pope

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Published
1885
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Very Good+
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This is the collected works of the great English poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744). This book is not dated, but it was part of a series and I found an expert evaluation of another book from the same series, which stated c 1885. It is black pebbled leather embossed with 2 horizontal bands of ivy leaves. On the cover, the… Read more
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COMPLETE WORKS of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (with Enclosed Curio)

by William Shakespeare

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Published
1910
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This book is in good condition. Edited, with a Glossary, by W.J. Craig, M.A., Trinity College, Dublin. Including the Glossary, it is 1264 pages. It needs some TLC; the spine has loosened a little and there are some marks on the covers to be removed. The cover is dark red with a nice stamped design on the… Read more
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THE EARLY POEMS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Published
1889
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Very Good-
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Houghton Mifflin released this collection in 1884, then reprinted it twice in 1889. One version is brown; this one is olive green, with a leaf pattern etched into it, and gold lettering on the spine. The pages are edged in gold on three sides. Inside, all pages are in superb condition; a lovely clear print on… Read more
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